Great Depression's Impact on Organized Labor

Students investigate that labor unions recruited more workers to join their ranks during the Depression, and speculate as to why this growth occurred when it did. They research the impact of federal legislation of the New Deal (esp. the Wagner Act) that made it easier for labor unions to pursue their goals.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
1 hr